IMPACT STORIES

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Bengaluru Startup Converts Fallen Coconut Leaves Into Straws & Empowers Women

To give back to society, Manigandan decided to hire women from nearby villages to work in his manufacturing unit. Today, from preparing the raw material to packaging the final product, the work is entirely done by 15 women.

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Livelihood project played a catalyst in the lives of rural poor

With regular ‘to and fro visits’ of the HETONA facilitators the village awakens and became the center of various hectic activities like meetings, focused group discussions, wealth ranking exercises, SHG formation

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Working towards bringing gender balance to India’s labour force

Even Cargo challenged gender norms by providing employment opportunities to girls in sectors that have been traditionally male-dominated. By providing the females with a field job (delivery girl), Even Cargo helped break the societal stereotype

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22-year-old Disha empowers women artisans of Churu, Rajasthan

Disha Tandon, young entrepreneurs, promoting Shibori and Bandhej works from Rajasthan. She sets a perfect example on how effective community-led innovative approaches can lead to social upliftment of vulnerable sections of the society.

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Integrated Village Development Program : A Joint Journey Towards Development

The Integrated Village Development Project (IVDP), a collaborative effort of four stakeholders addressing issues such as lack of sustainable livelihood opportunities, water scarcity, low agricultural productivity, malnutrition, medical services etc.

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How SBI Youth for India Fellow helped Cyclone-Hit Women Farmers through ‘Angai Soaps’

Efforts by SBI Foundation and its SBI Youth for India fellow Roohi helped women find a new source of income by making soap and solved the issue of pay-back of loans in cyclone-affected Angai village.

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SBI Youth for India fellow brings Sustainable Livelihood to Kumaon Women Farmers

Amrita, an SBI Youth for India fellow brings innovative practices in the agricultural sector, in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand and helped increasing Indigo cultivation along with reviving the age-old tradition of puppet shows to educate the people.

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SRIJAN – Creating long-term security in Agri-communities

Meet Mr. Prasanna Khemariya, CEO SRIJAN, who is dedicated to the upliftment of the agricultural communities in order that aridity of a region may disappear and stands commendable towards ‘the invisible farmers’ who remain behind the scenes- the women

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EMPOWERING MARGINALIZED WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY – the story of ANUDIP!

Through a process of continuous improvement, diverse training, and mentoring Anudip leading underserved youth and women from economically disadvantaged backgrounds with the help of new-age technologies.

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Earning The Self-Made Fortune - Rukmani Marko, Benefitted By Udyogini

Rukmani Marko, a woman from a common village spouse in MP, took the initiative to become self-independent, is now able to help her family with the help of Udyogini Yojana.

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Emergence of Women Farmers as Change Makers in Agriculture: The BAIF Approach

the Prerana Project supported by Mahindra and Mahindra and implemented by BAIF Institute for Sustainable Livelihoods and Development (BISLD) is creating a revolution in the lives of grassroots women farmers through the promotion of farm mechanization

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Gramin Vikas Trust: Alleviating Livelihoods with Mushroom Cultivation

Gramin Vikas Trust [GVT], a nonprofit development organization improving the livelihood of marginalized women across five villages of Devpur, Darri, Achhota, Bhayna, and Nudpar since 2018 by introducing Sustainable methods of mushroom farming

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FWWB: Friends of Women Entrepreneurial Efforts in Local Environments

FWWB makes available certain collaterals in the journey of empowering these small-scale women entrepreneurs that simply unlocks their hidden potential. The special women-centric projects in Manipur have empowered the women their entrepreneurial ideas

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Srijan Foundation SHGs: Empowering Women by providing Sustainable Livelihood Training

The Srijan Foundation (SF) of Jharkhand aims to create a sustainable future for women, girls, and trusts in the potential of collective mobilisation and solving the underlying factors behind the difficulties confronting women and children in society.

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Godfrey Phillips India- Enhancing lives of Tobacco Farmers

A strategic CSR program by Godfrey Phillips India called "Burley Tobacco Farmers' Community Program" setting up a social welfare safety net for the banished community of burley tobacco farmers in Vinukonda, Andhra Pradesh.

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Project Sakhi: Manjari Foundation towards Women Empowerment

Manjari Foundation, sees hope in the youth of the villages. Capacity Building, Financial Inclusion, Livelihood Creation and Microenterprise management are the core themes which are being covered under project Sakhi and the number of beneficiaries.

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Barmer Unnati Project: Cairn India’s initiative in transforming the life of the farmers

The 'Barmer Unnati Project', an initiative of Vedanta's Cairn Oil & Gas Company aims to support and uplift the socio-economic conditions of these farmers, by bolstering land productivity and animal husbandry in Barmer and Jalore districts Rajasthan.

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Haqdarshaks Connect Citizens with Government Welfare Schemes

Meet Aniket Doegar, CEO, Haqdarshak and his journey of providing technical platform for citizens to know about and access their eligible welfare schemes and filling the gap in the information and awareness amongst low income group

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Rassaa – Stitching Together the Tribal-Urban Divide

Rassaa Foundation supporting tribal women Farmer Producer Organizations, Micro-Enterprises, and Self Help Groups in creating sustainable livelihoods and building efficient supply chains through the production of environmentally valued products.

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STAPI Aids Women Empowerment through Self Help Groups in Maharashtra

The SOSVA Training and Promotion Institute (STAPI) working closely with women in various districts, tirelessly towards improving the lives of socially backward families by various capacity building and training programmes

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Saptkrishi Ushers in SabjiKothi towards Minimal Horticultural Wastage

Saptkrishi preservator, Sabjikothi incubated by IIT Patna and accelerated at IIT Kanpur, in order to impact 40% of total cost that unnecessarily goes up due to lack of proper storage and transportation facility for horticultural produce.